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GETGID(2)                  Linux Programmer's Manual                 GETGID(2)



NAME
       getgid, getegid - get group identity

SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>
       #include <sys/types.h>

       gid_t getgid(void);
       gid_t getegid(void);

DESCRIPTION
       getgid returns the real group ID of the current process.

       getegid returns the effective group ID of the current process.

       The  real  ID corresponds to the ID of the calling process.  The effec-
       tive ID corresponds to the set(7,n,1 builtins) ID bit on the file(1,n) being executed.

ERRORS
       These functions are always successful.

CONFORMING TO
       POSIX, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO
       setgid(2), setregid(2)



Linux 0.99.11                     1993-07-23                         GETGID(2)

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